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January 2015

Agriculture of Kazakhstan in 2014

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 18:50

At the end of last year acreage of crops in Kazakhstan amounted to about 21.5 million hectares. This information was reported to the press at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic, noting that despite the rather difficult weather conditions in 2014 crops were harvested from 99.1 per cent of the space to be cleaned. As a result, in initial weight Kazakhstan farmers threshed about 18.9 million tons of grain.


Russia has Supplied Arms and Ammunition to Kyrgyzstan

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 18:10

Russia supplies required weapons, equipment and ammunition to the Kyrgyz army. This was reported to media by the chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan, Major General Asanbek Alymkozhoev during his interview, which was dedicated to the Russian-Kyrgyz military cooperation. "At the first stage, this year, we have received from Russia artillery and ammunition in sufficient quantities," - he said.


An Italian Company Can Get a Big Contract on Kashagan

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 11:50

A big contract for the replacement of oil and gas pipelines in Kashagan field of Kazakhstan, the value of which can reach $ 2 billion, is likely to be received from by an Italian oil service company Saipem. This news was reported by Reuters agency, which noted that "this contract will necessarily be signed, after which Saipem must get orders worth a total of 1.5-2 billion dollars."


A Single Portal of State Service will Be Crated in Kazakhstan

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:21

In the nearest future the Agency of RK on civil service affairs and anti-corruption is planning to create a single portal of public service jobs. The news was reported on Wednesday, January 28, by the press service of the Ministry, which stated that the decision was made during an extended meeting, chaired by Kairat Kozhamzharov and dedicated to matters relating to improving the system of public service. This event was attended by heads of territorial and structural units of the Agency.


Uzbekistan will invest 10 billion in transport infrastructure

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 09:21

In the period up to 2020, Uzbekistan is planning to invest about $ 10 billion in the national transport infrastructure. This was told reporters on Tuesday, January27, by a representative of the Ministry of Economy, who noted that the short-term and long-term Programmes of Action of the Cabinet of Ministers regarding transport infrastructure had already been submitted to the Parliament. According to him, in its framework implementation of over 150 projects aimed at the development of railways and roads, communications and logistics centers is planned.


The National Bank of Kazakhstan will Buy All Fine Gold in the Country

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 09:08

The government of Kazakhstan has decided to buy up all refined gold produced in the country. Such measures are explained by the republic's leadership with a noticeable instability in the foreign exchange market. In this regard, all refined (ie, processed at a factory) gold, produced by enterprises of Kazakhstan, will be compulsorily bought up by the National Bank. This decision was announced by the Deputy Minister of Investment and Development of the Republic Albert Rau in his speech in the Parliament dedicated to the draft law on precious stones and metals.


Projects Worth 38 Billion Dollars are Scheduled for Implementation in Uzbekistan

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 14:04

The Government of Uzbekistan intends to take measures to ensure program of structural reforms, diversification and modernization of production in the period from 2015 to 2019. This was stated in the Program of the Government of the Republic for short and long term, which was presented last Friday, January 23 at the joint session of Parliament, by the Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev. In this document, expansion of structural changes in the economy, active diversification and modernization of the leading industries are announced one of the main priorities of the new Uzbek government.

Crime in Kyrgyzstan - Statistics for 2014

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:15

In 2014 a total of 17,863 crimes was committed in Kyrgyzstan, which is slightly less than the result of 2013 (when there were 19,047 crimes). This information was told reporters during a press conference in Bishkek by the Head of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Adilbek Botobaev. According to him, 12,864 of them have been solved (in 2013 the figure was 12,790). Thus, the coefficient of detection at the end of last year was 72 percent, which is 5 percent better than the result for the year before last (then 67.1 percent of all crimes were solved).

The World Bank will Support Kazakhstan with $ 6 Billion

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 15:04

The World Bank intends to provide support to Kazakhstan in the implementation of complex social and economic reforms. Such information was reported in Monday, January 26, by the Deputy Minister of National Economy of the Republic Madina Abylkasymova during her interview to the press.


A Unique Energy Complex will Be Built in Kazakhstan

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:58

A memorandum on the construction of an enterprise for the production of electricity based on the use of thermal and solar energy in urban areas was signed in the Kazakh city of Aktau. At the same time, desalination of water from the Caspian Sea, which then can be used in various spheres, will also be produced here. Parties to the agreement were representatives of the company "Imperial Energy Renewable Kazakhstan", the mayor and the city of Aktau Chamber of entrepreneurs.